City of Athens... A Place to Call Home!

In the City of Athens, we are defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. Small town values, guided growth, preservation of historical, cultural, and natural heritage are just a few of the core principles that make the City of Athens a wonderful place to call home. 

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Brush Pick Up

(1/14/2019) The city will not be providing brush pick up for the remainder of January. We will resume the normal Monday morning pick up schedule February 4th. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. 


(12/27/2018) ATTENTION Athens City Hall will be CLOSED At Noon on Monday, December 31, 2018 and All day on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in observance of the New Year’s Holiday.   Our office will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 for regular business ho...

New Playground Equipment

(12/21/2018) Mayor Bob Dowell and the Athens City Council announce that the City has received a donation from the Stahl Athens Community Park Charitable Foundation for $49,082.17 to be used on new playground equipment and new fiber engineered mulch for the entire playgr...